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Scholastic’s Trade Book Publishing Division celebrates Halloween with R.L. Stine

Emma Brockway  October 31st, 2013 

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. I take my costumes very seriously and it’s the one day when candy can supplement my every meal. Yesterday Halloween...

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A Halloween-themed #ThrowBackThursday

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 31st, 2013 

It's Halloween. And it's Thursday. This gave me only one option: create a Halloween-themed #ThrowBackThursday sildeshow. Yes, I've collected old photographs of the On Our...

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A fright-filled day

Morgan Baden  October 30th, 2013 

Tomorrow is Halloween! That means we spent our day today:

 

A. getting some social media spooks with R.L. Stine

B. eating Halloween-themed cupcakes

"I'm Nobody! Who are you?"

Suzanne McCabe  October 29th, 2013 

Emily Dickinson died more than a century ago. But the Belle of Amherst still speaks to us. Her disdain for convention would be recognizable to anyone who challenges the...

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What will our children be for Halloween this year?

Jessica Watson  October 29th, 2013 

Michael and I have been struggling with the age old question that faces parents of toddlers in late October – what will our children be for Halloween this year?

As...

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Meet the artist: Jeff Kinney

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 28th, 2013 

By now, you should all about our new project, The Art of Read Every Day. (If not, here's a quick recap: The Art of Read Every Day features artwork from 13 of our favorite...

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I SPY a Spooky Giveaway

Lia Zneimer  October 25th, 2013  Comments • 36

Halloween is just around the corner, and we have a guest post from Scholastic Media's Amabel Ryan about a spook-tacular giveaway!

Kazu Kibuishi's magical world of the library

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 25th, 2013 

This week, we've shared with you Kazu Kibuishi's illustration and companion resources that are a part of our Art of Read Every Day campaign. We recently had each Art of...

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In Our Feeds: Well-read pumpkins, Stephen King, viral videos and more!

Michael Barrett  October 25th, 2013 

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!

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Choices magazine, now on the Kindle Fire!

Kristen Joerger  October 24th, 2013  Comments • 2

Big news from Choices magazine today -- we're now available on the Kindle Fire!

Confessions of a reading one-upper

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 24th, 2013  Comments • 1

It happened again this weekend. I was chatting with friends over lunch, when one of them casually mentioned she had just picked up a new book, Tenth of December,...

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The view from Frankfurt, guest post by Scholastic’s Foreign Rights Team

Emma Brockway  October 24th, 2013 

Today OOM welcomes Noël Baca Castex, Janelle DeLuise, Caite Panzer, Hillary Doyle, and Veronica Grijalva (pictured from left to right, photo credit: Christina...

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Pumpkin carving for lit lovers

Lia Zneimer  October 23rd, 2013 

With Halloween almost upon us, it's the perfect time for spooky reads (Goosebumps, anyone?), literary costumes (I'm leaning toward Katniss), and, of course, pumpkin carvin...

Meet the artist: Kazu Kibuishi

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 21st, 2013  Comments • 4

This week, we continue to highlight the work of some of our favorite children's book illustrators who contributed stunning artwork to our "The Art of Read Every Day" ...

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In Our Feeds: Literary fashion, authors’ pets, brain function and more!

Brittany Sullivan  October 18th, 2013 

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good...

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Halloween is sneaking up on us

Lia Zneimer  October 18th, 2013 

Kristen Joerger rounds up some of our favorite Halloween resources.

It’s that spooky time of year again! Halloween is just a few weeks away, so we thought...

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R.L. Stine is coming to The Scholastic Store!

Nadia Almahdi  October 17th, 2013 

Growing up, I distinctly remember the seeing Goosebumps books in Reading Club flyers and at Book Fairs. I remember my friends reading them and swapping books so...

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The Education Software Review Awards and a giveaway!

Alexandra Wladich  October 17th, 2013  Comments • 17

We are excited to share that three of our products were recently recognized by the Education Software Review Awards ("Eddies"), which targets innovative and content-rich...

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What do literacy and football have in common? The Sack Attack Literacy Initiative

Alexandra Wladich  October 16th, 2013 

At Scholastic we are so fortunate to work with incredible partners who value our mission of getting books into the hands of children. Last week we caught...

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Dick Robinson on "Boss Talk": reading in the Common Core era

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 16th, 2013 

Our President & CEO Dick Robinson was recently featured in The Wall Street Journal's "Boss Talk" to discuss Scholastic's focus on educational...

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Now this is BIG!

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 16th, 2013 

Julia Boudreau of Scholastic Media is guest blogging today to announce the winners of the 2013 ‘Clifford BE BIG in Your Community Contest’!

Star Readers' favorite books

Nadia Almahdi  October 14th, 2013  Comments • 1

Since September, teachers and parents across the country have been entering their kids in Scholastic Reading Club’s Star Reader Sweepstakes. To date, over 11,000...

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Magic School Bus creators Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen visit China

Kristen Joerger  October 14th, 2013  Comments • 2

How do you say Ms. Frizzle in Chinese?

Juan Mao Lau Shi. Juan means frizzy; Mao means hair; and Lau shi is teacher,” says author of the Magic School Bus...

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In Our Feeds: Digital comic books, flipped schools, and a literary map

Kristen Joerger  October 11th, 2013 

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!

Brian Lehrer: Words of advice for all teen writers

Brittany Sullivan  October 11th, 2013 

We loved what The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers said over at AYAW BLOG, so we're sharing their post here. Enjoy!

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